Herniaria

Herniaria

Synonymy

Herniaria L., Sp. Pl. 1: 218. 1753 sec. Bittrich (1993c)
  • =Heterochiton Graebn. & Mattf. in Syn. Mitteleur. Fl. 5: 870. 1919 syn. sec. Bittrich (1993c)
    • Type: not designated

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Notes

About 50 species, most being narrowly distributed endemics. Herniaria remains largely unsampled for DNA (four species in Greenberg & Donoghue 2011) and is likely to be closely related to Paronychia subg. Anoplonychia; see Oxelman & al. (2002) and Greenberg & Donoghue (2011).